Alleged MILF member nabbed for extortion PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 12 September 2014 13:01

A member of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front was arrested for extortion in an entrapment operation in Barangay Poblacion, Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay Wednesday afternoon.

Nabbed was Aberin Jamad Pulalon, 39 , married, an alleged member of the MILF unit based in Barangay Datu Tumanggong, Tungawan.

Initial investigation disclosed that Pulalon was allegedly extorting some prominent businessmen in Baliguian, Zamboanga Del Norte since July 2013.

Last July 26, 2014, it was reported that Pulalon received extortion money from victims through  MLhullier money transfer

Around 8 a.m. of the same date, the Tungawan Police Station received an information from policemen of the Regional Intelligence Division that one of the victims identified as Oscar Mendijar of Baliguian, Zamboanga Del Norte will send a protection money addressed to Pulalon MLlhullier. At this point, a team from Tungawan Police Station immediately conducted intelligence operation at the premises of Mlhuillier located at Barangay Poblacion, Tungawan that resulted in the arrest of the suspect.

Confiscated from Pulalon’s possession were P1,320 in different denominations, Mlhuillier payout form sent by the victim addressed to Pulalon and two identification cards (voter’s and provincial ID) and one Nokia cell phone.

The suspect was detained at the Tungawan police station pending the filing of charges in court. – Dan Toribio Jr.